Stack Flash flaw opens multiple Linux builds to rooting attack – The Register

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Stack Flash flaw opens multiple Linux builds to rooting attack
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The potential for re-visiting the problem's been known for a while because, as Qualys writes, "The only public exploits are Gaël Delalleau's and Rafal Wojtczuk's, and they were written before Linux introduced a protection against stack-clashes (a
Stack Clash Vulnerability in Linux, BSD Systems Enables Root AccessThreatpost
Stack Clash Vulnerability Grants Root Access on Linux and Other UNIX OSesBleepingComputer
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